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July 18, 2017

Honestly, I did not intend to come back from holiday and then immediately disappear again. But when I got back, I found there was a glitch with the blog. I’m not exactly sure what, but it’s getting in the way of producing the sort of posts I want to do. Hopefully, it is being sorted […]


Catching up: Awards

July 12, 2017

Typical, isn’t it. Go away for a few days and suddenly a whole host of awards are announced. So, here’s a quick run down of the most recent awards. Locus Awards               Science Fiction Novel: Death’s End by Cixin Liu Young Adult Book: Revenger by Alastair Reynolds First Novel: Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee Novella: Every Heart a […]


The best of the year?

June 30, 2017

It is hot and sticky, and I am tired and need a break. So I’m about to head off on a short holiday. Play nicely while I’m away. I’ll be back in a couple of weeks. By then we should be getting the last of the year’s big awards, so I’ll be compiling our analysis […]